Kim Kardashian continues to fight for jail reform — this time taking the battle all the easiest way to death row.
The “Sustaining Up With the Kardashians” star has met with death row inmate Rodney Reed and is lobbying to set him free, TMZ reported.
Reed was convicted for the murder of Stacey Stites in Bastrop, Texas; cops claimed he raped, assaulted and strangled her to death. However, Reed has maintained his innocence for over 20 years, in accordance to the placement.
Now, Kardashian believes there could also be new proof that components to one different suspect. A former inmate currently claimed to know Stites’ precise murderer, in accordance to TMZ.
“PLEASE @GovAbbott How are you going to execute an individual when since his trial, substantial proof which may exonerate Rodney Reed has come forward and even implicates the alternative particular person of curiosity,” Kardashian tweeted in October. “I URGE YOU TO DO THE RIGHT THING.”
An individual named Arthur Snow reportedly filed a press launch alleging that Stites’ fiancé confessed to him that he killed her for dishonest on him after they served time collectively, the placement states. Stites’ fiancé, nonetheless, has denied the declare. Snow says that they had been every inside the Aryan Brotherhood in jail.
Reed’s brother, Rodrick, thanked Kardashian for using her platform to try to free Reed.
“I would really like you to know you are a essential God-send to my family — larger than you would possibly ever completely discover on this lifetime,” he posted in a message obtained by TMZ. “You are a blessing to the entire households you advocate for. We’re so glad you can have publicly voiced that you just moreover contemplate he is innocent.”
Kardashian is reportedly working onerous to current approved help to Reed, who’s scheduled to be executed on Nov. 20.